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Wed 8.4.

Textile Facades: State of the Art at Techtextil 2015

Posted by Walter Phillips on 08.04.2015 - Tagged as: ,

During the day, its textile facade transforms the Fritz Lipmann Institute in Jena into a white cube, which then begins to shine gently as twilight falls; photo: Verseidag Indutex GmbH

During the day, its textile facade transforms the Fritz Lipmann Institute in Jena into a white cube, which then begins to shine gently as twilight falls; photo: Verseidag Indutex GmbH

Techtextil, the leading international trade fair for technical textiles and nonwovens, will open its doors in Frankfurt, Germany, from 4 to 7 May 2015. Besides countless other applications of these products in the context of industrial manufacturing processes, applications for architectural use are only one aspect – but an obviously very attractive one. Some exhibitors’ exemplary reference projects already indicate the sector’s enormous range and capability. And it’s in the nature of things that, when it comes to textile architecture, it’s almost invariably a matter of highly customised solutions – sometimes the material itself, but always its specific application. Here at least, architects and manufacturers sing from the same hymn sheet, so to speak. (by Ulrich Büttner)

 

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